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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.MER-ee-əl
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of MARY influenced by MURIEL. In the case of actress Mariel Hemingway (1961-), the name is from the Cuban town of Mariel.
VariantsMae, Mamie, Marinda, May, Mayme
DiminutiveMolly
Other Languages & CulturesMarietjie Afrikaans Mariam, Maryam Arabic Mariam Armenian Maria, Miren, Maia Basque Maryia Belarusian Mary, Miriam Biblical Maria, Mariam Biblical Greek Miriam Biblical Hebrew Maria Biblical Latin Mari Breton Maria, Mariya Bulgarian Maria, Mariona, Ona Catalan Maria Corsican Marija, Marijeta Croatian Marie, Madlenka, Maja, Marika Czech Mari, Maria, Marie, Maiken, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia Danish Maria, Marjo, Mirjam, Jet, Jette, Maaike, Manon, Marianne, Marieke, Mariëlle, Mariëtte, Marijke, Marijse, Marike, Mariska, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Meike, Mia, Mieke, Miep, Mies, Ria Dutch Maarja, Mari, Mirjam, Maarika, Mare, Marika Estonian Maria Faroese Maaria, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Mirjam, Mirjami, Maarika, Maija, Mari, Marianne, Marika, Marita, Maritta, Marjatta, Marjukka, Marjut, Miia Finnish Marie, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise French Maria, Maike, Mareike Frisian María, Maruxa Galician Mariam, Mariami, Meri Georgian Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mirjam, Maike, Maja, Mareike, Marianne, Mariele, Marita, Meike, Mia, Mitzi, Ria German Maria, Marietta, Marika Greek Maryamu Hausa Malia, Mele Hawaiian Miriam Hebrew Mariamne History Mária, Mara, Mari, Marica, Marietta, Marika, Mariska Hungarian María, Mæja Icelandic Máire, Maura, Moira, Mairenn, Máirín, Mallaidh, Maureen, Moyra Irish Maria, Mariella, Marietta, Mimi Italian Marija Latvian Marija Lithuanian Marija Macedonian Moirrey, Voirrey Manx Mere Maori Malle, Molle Medieval English Mari, Maria, Marie, Maiken, Maja, Marianne, Mia Norwegian Maria Occitan Maryam Persian Maria Polish Maria, Mariazinha Portuguese Maria Romanian Maria, Mariya, Marya, Maryana Russian Márjá Sami Maria Sardinian Màiri, Maura, Moira Scottish Marija Serbian Mária Slovak Marija, Mirjam Slovene Marja Sorbian María, Marita Spanish Maritza Spanish (Latin American) Mari, Maria, Marie, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia, My Swedish Meryem Turkish Maria, Mariya Ukrainian Maryam Urdu Meryem Uyghur Mair, Mairwen, Mari Welsh
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actresses, Code Geass characters, currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives, Mahoutsukai no Yome characters, Redwall characters, towns, Xeno characters
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute